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  • Suspects in hacking death of British soldier plead not guilty

    LONDON -- Two men accused of the first terrorist killing on British soil in years pleaded not guilty Friday to murdering a young soldier who was brutally hacked to death outside his barracks in May. The attack on Fusilier Lee Rigby stunned Britons for...
  • Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan

    Environment prize goes to Indian activist who battled coal mine plan
    Ramesh Agrawal had just finished lunch when two men walked into his cyber cafe and inquired about computer prices. Agrawal said he would ask his sons, who run the business. That's when one of the men shot him. Two bullets pierced Agrawal's groin and...
  • Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact

    Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact
    [This post was updated at 10:24] Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and...
  • Rare Alaska wolf may get Endangered Species Act protection

    Rare Alaska wolf may get Endangered Species Act protection
    Federal authorities announced Friday that the geographically isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf of southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest may need protection under the Endangered Species Act to survive the impact of logging, hunting and...
  • U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt

    U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt
    The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice. In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said ...
  • Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals

    Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals
    Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.  "Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
  • Shell abandons plan for Alaska offshore drilling

    Shell abandons plan for Alaska offshore drilling
    After investing an estimated $5 billion in recent years into oil exploration in the offshore Alaskan Arctic, Shell announced Thursday that it will abandon any renewed drilling effort this year. The company cited a federal appeals court decision last...
  • Pussy Riot, Greenpeace could benefit from Russian amnesty law

    Pussy Riot, Greenpeace could benefit from Russian amnesty law
    MOSCOW – Russia’s parliament on Wednesday approved an amnesty law that could allow two jailed members of the punk music group Pussy Riot to go free and pardon 30 people facing charges over a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling....
  • Russian amnesty vote a capper on Putin's year

    MOSCOW — It has been a good week for Russian President Vladimir Putin — at the end of a pretty good year. Russia's parliament approved an amnesty law Wednesday that is likely to result in freedom for two jailed members of the punk music...
  • Putin pardons tycoon, Pussy Riot; envies Teflon Obama. Then he rests

    Putin pardons tycoon, Pussy Riot; envies Teflon Obama. Then he rests
    Pardon me, but no one told me that Thursday was Pardoning Day. Turns out that President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin do have at least one thing in common (besides all those nuclear warheads, I mean): They both have something of a soft spot...
  • Vladimir Putin says he'll free longtime foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky

    Vladimir Putin says he'll free longtime foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky
    MOSCOW — He was once Russia's richest man and, by some measures, President Vladimir Putin's most potent foe. By Thursday, when Putin said he was likely to grant clemency to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, that was all long in the past. Both Khodorkovsky's...